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Re: Validation error frequencies

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 22:02:58 +0000
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML Issue Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FC620411-B970-4656-87A3-B01A8A85ABA1@googlemail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>


On 2 Feb 2008, at 14:19, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:

> I also agree that it should be non-conforming, but I think we should  
> define behaviour for parsing invalid IRIs (even if we do you just  
> point to LEIRI for UAs, and IRI for documents)  even XML defines  
> error handling for SYSTEM identifiers!

Actually it appears my memory about XML System IDs was wrong  it  
_allows_ spaces[1] (as well as several other characters) but they MUST  
be escaped before being requested (unsurprisingly).

[1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xml-20060816/#dt-sysid


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